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This Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety unit, offered by Open Universities Australia and RMIT University, is designed to help you develop an understanding of the practical safety implications of controlling a laboratory, or science fieldwork. This unit is ideal for undergraduates working towards qualifications in applied science, and will give you an in-depth understanding of the WHS consultation requirements in laboratories.
You will practice WHS audits and enhance your understanding of the proper processes for incident investigation within a laboratory environment. Emergency management requirements will also be covered in detail, as well as auditing and construction requirements.
There are no prerequisites for this unit, so anyone can apply.
In this laboratory and fieldwork safety unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This online unit in laboratory safety is an extremely helpful unit of study for anyone considering a career in applied science, whether that is in a laboratory setting, or working in the field. The breadth of safety procedures and protocol covered in the unit will give you an in-depth understanding of the safe and effective management and auditing of these workplaces.
By completing this unit, you will learn how to investigate safety breaches, audit laboratory and fieldwork safety procedures and use WHS management systems.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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